27/03/20 | History
Relations between the Army and the Navy in Italy in the 80s
The 80s of the 80th century ended the immediately "post-Risorgimento" phase for Italy and its Armed Forces. Never like in the XNUMXs, in the face of objectives ...
24/03/20 | History
First battle of the Isonzo: The conquest of Quota 142 (Monte S. Michele)
What characterizes the transition from the operations of the "first offensive rush" to the "First battle of the Isonzo" is the limitation of the objectives in depth - when not ...
16/03/20 | History
The SS of Allah
Since the autumn of 1942 Heinrich Himmler (1900-1945) and Gottlob Berger (1896-1975) had evaluated the possibility of recruiting Muslims from the Balkans. After the ...
07/03/20 | History
The battle of Zama
We continue to talk about the Second Punic War, in particular of its central phase, when Hannibal is in Italy, and of the epilogue, with the defeat of the Carthaginians in Zama. The...
05/03/20 | History
The coup d'etat of the 131st Lazio regiment on San Michele (6-7 December 1915)
The first operations of the Great War on the Italian front, between May-July 1915 had been the result of an offensive plan of the Italian General Staff which had as ...
02/03/20 | History
Panzergrenadiere: an Italian idea?
The introduction, on the battlefields of the Second World War, in the period 1942-43, of the Panzergrenadiere units has several connections with Italian military history. TO...
26/02/20 | History
Commander Angelo Belloni, father of diving
Angelo Belloni, naval officer, submariner, designer, experimenter of innovative naval equipment. Course director of the diving school and consultant ...
16/02/20 | History
Raid Roma Tokyo, the record flight of the Italian Air Force 100 years ago
100 years ago, in 1920, the pilots Arturo Ferrarin and Guido Masiero, together with the engineers Gino Cappannini and Roberto Maretto, aboard two SVA biplanes made of wood and canvas, ...
14/02/20 | History
Unknown aviation in history: the Air Force of the Serbian Republic of Bosnia during the civil war
Of the bloody civil war that shocked and tore Bosnia Herzegovina for a long time (1991 - 1995) are ...
24/01/20 | History
The Iraqi Republican Guard: birth, development, apogee and death of a weapon
At 05:00 in the morning of April 17, 1988, coinciding with the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, the lookouts ...
19/12/19 | History
Alexandria, Egypt, December 19, 1941: check on the Royal Navy
In his memoir, Admiral Andrew B. Cunningham - commander of the Mediterranean Fleet of the Royal Navy, ...
09/12/19 | History
Night between 9 and 10 December 1917: forcing of the port of Trieste and sinking of the Wien
After arresting the 16 November, the enemy offensive in Cortellazzo, thus preventing the Germans and the Austrians from ...
06/12/19 | History
The organization of military logistics on river waterways in the Great War
A little known aspect of the First World War was the organization of that particular sector of logistics that ...
04/12/19 | History
Annibale Barca from Spain to Italy: a deadly challenge for Rome
The appointment today is with the second interview with Roberto Trizio, founder of the YouTube channel "The Bar of Ancient Rome", ...
18/11/19 | History
Nuclear weapons in Italy
In April of the 1960 the Interdiction 36ᵃ Aerobrigata was established by the Italian Air Force ...
02/11/19 | History
Pola 1918, two raiders against a fleet
In these days the news, a little spread by the national media, of a group of teachers of the Marco Polo high school has been leaked ...
25/10/19 | History
When Rome was a military superpower
From this month we begin a long lasting collaboration with the founder of the YouTube channel “Il Bar di Roma ...
21/10/19 | History
Eugenio Zanoni Volpicelli
He was an orientalist, and polyglot, he translated "The Divine Comedy" by Dante and the book by Cesare Beccaria, "Dei ...
08/10/19 | History
Enduring Freedom, 7 October 2001: a naval operation
The main feature of the war led by the American-led coalition in Afghanistan against the regime ...
03/10/19 | History
China's war against sparrows: when Beijing lost its mind and almost died of hunger ...
Social media is a strange beast: write a historical-political editorial on Greta Thunberg and accuse you of not ...